- EPA: Climate Change ReportWASHINGTON –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released one of the most comprehensive analyses to date on the economic, health and environmental benefits to the United States of global climate action. The peer-reviewed report, “Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action,” examines how future impacts and damages of climate change across […]
- Supreme Court Upholds PollutionThe Supreme Court over-ruled one of the Obama administration’s environmental protections — an Environmental Protection Agency regulation that limits emissions of mercury and other pollution from coal-fired power plants. Writing for the majority, in the 5-to-4 decision, Justice Antonin Scalia wrote: “It is not rational, never mind ‘appropriate,’ to impose billions of dollars in economic […]
- Catastrophic Impacts of Climate ChangeA study by University College London (UCL) concludes we heave severely underestimated the health impacts of global warming. “The frequency and intensity of extreme weather events will dramatically increase.” “In essence, whether we respond to “the biggest global health threat of the 21st century” is no longer a technical or economic question — it is […]
- EPA: Climate Change Report
- New Research Finds Higher Methane Emissions, Reduction Opportunities in Barnett Shale RegionBy: Steve Hamburg, Chief Scientist Methane emissions from vast oil and gas operations in the densely populated Barnett Shale region of Texas are 50 percent higher than estimates based on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) greenhouse gas inventory, according to a series of 11 new papers published today in Environmental Science & Technology. The majority […]
- Latest Mississippi River Delta News: July 7, 2015Chat with law experts at noon Tuesday about BP oil spill settlement By Jennifer Larino, The Times-Picayune. July 6, 2015 "Who will benefit more from the $18.7 billion Gulf of Mexico oil spill settlement: BP or the Gulf Coast? Chat at noon Tuesday (July 7) with law experts Ed Sherman and David A. Logan about […]
- Houston as a Hydrogen Haven?By Christina WolfeThe prototype trucks will have a range of 200 miles, with a top speed of 60 mph. What comes to mind when you think of Houston? Perhaps a vision of a large city built around the petro-chemical industry and one of the largest ports in the country? Here’s another vision for you to […]
- New Research Finds Higher Methane Emissions, Reduction Opportunities in Barnett Shale Region
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- May 2015 DroughtPlease note that the values presented in this report are based on preliminary data. They will change when the final data are processed, but will not be replaced on these pages.
- May 2015 National Overview
- Turkish glaciers shrink by halfResearchers and citizens have known for some time that Turkey’s glaciers are shrinking. Now scientists have calculated the losses and found that more than half of the ice cover in this mountainous country has vanished since the 1970s. A team of researchers from Ege University (Turkey) and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center analyzed four decades […]
- Turkish glaciers shrink by half
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Tag Archives: White-Nose Syndrome
By admin | Published: February 17, 2012
“We have found sick, dying and dead bats in unprecedented numbers in and around caves and mines from New Hampshire to Tennessee. In some hibernacula, 90 to 100 percent of the bats are dying.” White-Nose Syndrome: A Devastating Disease of North American Bats Current News See map at bottom of page White-nose syndrome spreads in […]